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How prevalent are non-boating drowning accidents?

According to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are approximately 10 non-boating drowning deaths that occur each day in this country. Many of these incidents occur in swimming pools and many of the victims are young children.

These incidents spike during the summer months. In 2017, 163 children younger than 15 years of age fatally drowned in swimming pools. Seven of those victims lived here in Virginia.

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